"This fall, I will have two Alg 1 classes. The students will each have a computer. We will be using an online textbook. Right now I am recommending that students use MS OneNote or (if they are using MAC) MS Word in Notebook mode. The online text has…"
"My district allows Googel docs, and it's amazing what we can do with these diverse tools! My sixth graders created surveys on the topic of survival (answer formats including multiple choice, scales, check boxes, open ended answer, etc.) and…"
"What seems to be a constant in so many districts is that the IT department makes instructional decisions. Why is that? And why are social networking sites - including chat features, etc. - viewed as a "problem" at best and contrary to…"
"The last effort on my part to have Google Docs unblocked was met with a denial saying that the chat feature of it is unacceptable to the district's IT dept. It seems that they do not understand that if the site is setup for a school that the…"
I've been trying to get my district's IT department to allow access to Google Docs. To bring some data to them I would like to get replies from teachers/administrators that have access to use Google Docs in your classrooms. I have afeeling I work in one of the only districts to block the Google Docs website. I'm not asking if you usethe website in your classrooms. I'm just asking if you have access tothe site. Please respond to this discussion if you do or do not haveaccess to Google Docs.See More
"I display the PowerPoint examples from the text on a projection screen using a mounted projector. My classroom does not have an interactive whiteboard. The students can follow along with those examples on the screen or with their online book. My…"
"Very interesting blog about notetaking. We (inclusion class) are not fortunate to have the technology; however, I am taking some of your ideas about notetaking. The students complete a problem, and the solutions are discussed together. They are…"
Mother’s Day is the one time of year dedicated to what our mom’s do for us. There are many things children can make for their moms that don’t require long hours. Other than taking her for a dinner and a memorable family trip, there are many small and inexpensive things you can do to show your love and respect towards her. A little time and creativity are all you need.Here are 10 exciting Mother’s Day gift ideas for preschoolers. Choose any one of them and let him/her express the love towards…See More
Most children experts opine that sending your tiny tot to childcare is the best thing to do, especially if you and your spouse both work. If you are unsure if you should enroll your child in a childcare center, here is why you should!Safe Haven: It’s natural to worry about your child. A daycare offers a stable and safe environment for your child while you are away from home. Daycare may also be a lot less expensive than paying for a babysitter who you may not even know!Schedules Become More…See More